Data Privacy and Security Weekly

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq.

DoorDash data breach compromised information of 4.9 million consumers, Dashers, merchants

LOS ANGELES – Popular food delivery company DoorDash announced Thursday that a data breach compromised the information of more than 4.9 …

Rural southwestern Ontario hospitals struck by cyberattack

Two rural hospitals in Listowel and Wingham, Ont. are the latest victims in a string of southwestern Ontario cyberattacks. The IT system of the Listowel …

Lawsuit: Hackers hit more than 300000 Dunkin’ customers’ accounts

(CBS) – New York state is suing Dunkin’ Brands, parent company of the coffee chain, for allegedly failing to warn hundreds of thousands of customers …

Polish retailer gets €645000 fine under GDPR for “insufficient organizational and technical …
Security Boulevard

An online retailer in Poland has received a hefty fine under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) after failing to protect the data collected …

Facebook Says Giant Data-Breach Suit Has No Legs to Stand On

Facebook Inc. says a lawsuit over a data breach that affected almost 30 million users should be tossed because the lawyers who filed it have provided …

Ex-Yahoo employee hacked 6000 accounts for sexual images

Ruiz then stored the images and videos on a computer at home, which he destroyed once … Yahoo as a company is no stranger to privacy violations.

Surgeries stalled by cyber hacking
The New Daily

Computer networks at regional Victorian hospitals are in lockdown after a cyber attack, delaying surgeries and outpatient care. Hospitals that are a …

Danish company Demant expects to suffer huge losses due to cyber attack
Help Net Security

Danish hearing health care company Demant has estimated it will lose between $80 and $95 million due to a recent “cyber-crime” attack. Though the …

218M Words with Friends Players Compromised in Data Breach
Dark Reading

Gnosticplayers, the same cybercriminal also reportedly behind the Collection #1 and Collection #2 data dumps earlier this year, told The Hacker News …